ASSIGNMENT 6
Textbook Assignment:
"Portraiture."
Pages 7-1 through 7-20.
Learning Objective:
Identify
proper equipment and techniques
used in photographing portraits.
6-1.
A portrait should emphasize which
of the following aspects about a
person?
1.
Their environment
2.
A recognizable likeness
only
3.
Their personality
4.
Their flattering
characteristics only
6-2.
Which of the following factors
can help you succeed in portrait
photography?
1.
An understanding of the
techniques involved
2.
An artistic ability
3.
The ability to direct
subjects
4.
All of the above
6-3.
What is/are the most important
feature(s) of the face?
1.
Nose
2.
Eyes
3.
Mouth
4.
Ears
6-4.
What is/are the most expressive
feature(s) of a face?
1.
Eyes
2.
Mouth
3.
Cheeks
4.
Forehead
6-5.
You are using a camera that pro-
duces a 6x7 cm negative to shoot a
head-and-shoulders portrait. Which
of the following lenses should you
use?
1.
50mm
2.
75mm
3.
150mm
4.
250mm
6-6.
What type of background is best
suited for official Navy portraits?
1.
Bright colored
2.
Light,
neutral colored
3.
Dark colored
4.
Glossy surfaced
6-7.
Your studio is set up with a
brightly colored background and
you are shooting color film for
a portrait session.
What is/are
the disadvantage(s) of using this
colored background?
1.
It can distract from the
subject
2.
Reflected light may affect the
tone of the subject's face
3.
It may alter the mood you want
to represent
4.
Each of the above
6-8.
As a minimum, what two colors
of backgrounds available should
a Navy portrait studio have?
1.
White and gray
2.
Black and gray
3.
Black and white
4.
Gray and black
Learning Objective:
Select
various lighting sources and
accessories used in portrait
photography.
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